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Make Us Maine's Favorite Toy Store!

Posted by Eleda Towle on

Make Us Maine's Favorite Toy Store!

Thanks to everyone who helped make us a finalist for Maine's Best Toy Store in the annual DownEast Magazine Best Of Maine poll!  Now I'm asking for your help to WIN the category! Even if you've never been to our store in Maine, if you've enjoyed talking with us and adopting models from Triple Mountain, hopefully we're your favorite Maine collectibles and toy store, and you're eligible to vote for us!  Winning this category would give us great publicity and help more horse lovers find us.  We appreciate each and every one of you.  Thanks for taking a moment to...

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And Our Mascot's Name Is....

Posted by Eleda Towle on

And Our Mascot's Name Is....

Thanks to everyone who suggested names - We received 114 names and we loved them all.  Our team here narrowed them down to a list of finalists, selecting names that we thought fit her, were fun, and would be easy for visitors to remember so they could greet her when they come to the store.  Then we let YOU pick the winning name! The winning name, Treasure, received the most votes.  It was suggested by Zoe B., Miriam W., and Melissa R.  Coming in a very close second was Freckles, followed by Acadia (which is Maine's only National Park), Sprinkles,...

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Mascot Naming Update

Posted by Eleda Towle on

Mascot Naming Update

Hi Everyone!   Thanks for all the great name suggestions!  The suggestion period is now closed, and our team here will take a few days to narrow down the long list of suggestions to our favorites. Once we have a shorter list, we'll email everyone on our email newsletter list with a poll so you can vote for the winning name!  If you aren't on our mailing list yet, this is the time to sign up, so you don't miss a chance to vote for her name!  There is a sign-up box at the bottom of each of our web...

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Introducing Our Mascot! What Should We Name Her?

Posted by Eleda Towle on

Introducing Our Mascot!  What Should We Name Her?
Triple Mountain has an awesome new mascot... and she needs a name!

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Horse Music

Posted by Eleda Towle on

Horse Music

I was recently thinking about the background music in our store.  Specifically, I wanted to get rid of the radio, which has poor reception due to our being in a hollow between mountains.  If I'm going to upgrade our music, it ought to be themed, right?  So I set out to build a playlist of horse-themed songs. There were several lists online of songs "containing the word horse."  However, most of them included sad songs, like "Yellow Stud," where the bucking horse dies to insure he never gets ridden.  Not the kind of music we want to play in our...

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